Deputies bust marijuana grow operation

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SALAMANCA, NY (WIVB)  Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at a home on Bucktooth Run in Salamanca on Friday.

Deputies seized 5 grams of cocaine, several pounds of packaged marijuana, pills, cash and marijuana growing equipment.

Three people were arrested; 57 year old Steven Little, the resident of the home, 38 year old Holly Zawatski and 38 year old Nikol Stellabuto. Little and Zawatski were charged with Criminal Posession of a Controlled Substance 2nd, Stellabuto was charged with Criminal Posession of a Controlled Substance 7th.

The raid is the result of a months long investigation into the sale and trafficking of illegal drugs. Deputies say more charges are pending in this case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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